LLM (Master of Laws) Programme

LLM Jurisprudence and Legal Theory

If you wish to obtain a Master of Laws (LLM) in Jurisprudence and Legal Theory you must study 120-credits of Masters level taught modules including a minimum of 60-credits of qualifying taught modules from the list below and the compulsory 12,000-word Independent Research Essay must also be written on a topic related to the chosen specialist degree. You may take more than 60-credits of qualifying taught modules if you so wish.

The remaining credits can be obtained from studying other Masters level taught modules on offer in the Faculty of Laws. Subject to approval, this can be amended to include a maximum of 30-credits of Masters level taught modules from another faculty or department at UCL.

Any LLM Law students can study the below modules, even if they do not wish to study the Master of Laws (LLM) in Jurisprudence and Legal Theory.

Qualifying modules in 2017-18

Module Name Credits Term Day, Time
Bioethics Governance (LAWSG176) 15 1 Thur, 14:00-16:00
Constitutional Theory (LAWSG139) 15 1 Fri, 14:00-16:00
Gender, Law and the State: Current Legal Issues (LAWSG027) 30 1 & 2 Thur, 14:00-16:00
Human Rights at Work (LAWSG140) 15 2 Tue, 9:00-11:00
Human Rights in Europe (LAWSG152) 30 1 & 2 Wed, 11:00-13:00
Human Rights in Europe I: Theory and Practice of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) (LAWSG152A) 15 1 Wed, 11:00-13:00
Human Rights in Europe II: European Union and Human Rights (LAWSG152B) 15 2 Wed, 11:00-13:00
Jeremy Bentham and the Utilitarian Tradition (LAWSG021) 30 1 & 2 Wed, 11:00-13:00
Jeremy Bentham and the Utilitarian Tradition (LAWSG021A) 15 1 Wed, 11:00-13:00
Jurisprudence and Legal Theory (LAWSG025) 30 1 & 2 Fri, 11:00-13:00
Jurisprudence and Legal Theory (LAWSG025A) 15 1 Fri, 11:00-13:00
Law and Ethics (LAWSG141) 15 2 Thur, 16:00-18:00